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Roasted Potatoes with Warm Blue Cheese Sauce

Roasted Potatoes with Warm Blue Cheese Sauce

Somewhere, probably, there’s a rule written down that goes something like ‘don’t eat all of the warm blue cheese sauce before you serve the roasted potatoes’. If there is such a rule, I ignored it because the sauce is fantastic.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword blue cheese, roasted potatoes, sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 374kcal


For the potatoes

For the blue cheese sauce

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg grated
  • 2 cups whole milk warmed
  • 4 ounces blue cheese crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons green onion sliced thin


For the potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • For the potatoes: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Place potatoes into a large bowl. Toss with the olive oil, rosemary, lemon zest and juice and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spread out onto a baking sheet and roast until tender, about 35 minutes, stirring once or twice. While the potatoes are roasting make the sauce (below).
  • Transfer potatoes to a large bowl or serving platter. Drizzle with the sauce. Garnish with the green onions, jalapeno, parsley and blue cheese crumbles.

For the blue cheese sauce

  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Whisk in the flour and continue whisking for 3 minutes or until the flour is cooked.
  • Add the rosemary and nutmeg.
  • Whisk in the milk. Reduce heat to low. Whisking occasionally, continue cooking until thickened, 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the blue cheese and green onions.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 672mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 782IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 2mg